Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 +49 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 62 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.75% 6.14% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 6.34% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51 63 18
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £49,375
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 808 978 1,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 96.83% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 713 821 993
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (64.29%) Java
3 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) Docker
4 19 (33.93%) React
5 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 17 (30.36%) PHP
6 16 (28.57%) Kafka
7 15 (26.79%) Web Services
8 14 (25.00%) TDD
8 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 14 (25.00%) Node.js
9 13 (23.21%) RESTful
9 13 (23.21%) Spring
9 13 (23.21%) MySQL
9 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (21.43%) SQL
10 12 (21.43%) High Availability
11 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
11 11 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (17.86%) OO
12 10 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
12 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 10 (17.86%) Kotlin
12 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
13 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
13 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
13 9 (16.07%) Computer Science

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Broadband
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (23.21%) MySQL
3 11 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) Redis
6 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.14%) Electronics
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) React
2 16 (28.57%) Kafka
3 15 (26.79%) Web Services
4 14 (25.00%) Node.js
5 13 (23.21%) RESTful
5 13 (23.21%) Spring
6 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 7 (12.50%) J2EE
7 7 (12.50%) JSON
8 6 (10.71%) JPA
8 6 (10.71%) LAMP
8 6 (10.71%) Servlets
8 6 (10.71%) SOAP
9 4 (7.14%) REST
10 3 (5.36%) Apache Camel
10 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.36%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.79%) Fintech
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Robotics
3 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Android
2 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) High Availability
6 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
7 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 10 (17.86%) OO
8 8 (14.29%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) SDLC
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) SOLID
10 6 (10.71%) Information Retrieval
10 6 (10.71%) Kanban
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
11 5 (8.93%) Android Development
11 5 (8.93%) iOS Development
11 5 (8.93%) Microservices
11 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) PHP
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) Kotlin
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 7 (12.50%) Python
8 6 (10.71%) C++
9 5 (8.93%) C
10 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 4 (7.14%) Ruby
11 3 (5.36%) Java 9
12 2 (3.57%) Scala
13 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.79%) Fortran
13 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Graphite
3 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) Mesos
3 1 (1.79%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
1 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (5.36%) Splunk
2 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft